Megalathur is a village situated in Thiruvaiyaru taluka of Thanjavur district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 283 families residing in the village Megalathur. The total population of Megalathur is 1,059 out of which 536 are males and 523 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Megalathur is 976.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Megalathur village is 119 which is 11% of the total population. There are 65 male children and 54 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Megalathur is 831 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (976) of Megalathur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Megalathur is 77.4%. Thus Megalathur village has higher literacy rate compared to 74.4% of Thanjavur district. The male literacy rate is 84.5% and the female literacy rate is 70.36% in Megalathur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Megalathur village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Megalathur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 50.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.9% of total population in Megalathur village.
In Megalathur village out of total population, 500 were engaged in work activities. 24.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 75.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 500 workers engaged in Main Work, 9 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Megalathur village in Thiruvaiyaru.
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